With great satisfaction, the International Ecopsychology Society is supporting the In Her Words project, thanks to the immense respect, admiration and gratitude, which we cherish for the person and the work of Joanna Macy.  Important seeds are those that Joanna has planted in our hearts.  At this moment, when the transition to an ecocentric perspective finds new threats, derived...
MEDITATION IN THE CHAOS In the last paragraph of the essay Think like a mountain, the American naturalist Ald Leopold (1887-1948), explains  how “we all strive for security, prosperity, comfort, a life as long and tasteless as possible. (…) Some degree of success in achieving this goal is fine, and perhaps a prerequisite for missing thought, but too much security...
Having experienced personal losses during the past two years – my mother, then my mother-in-law, followed by my beloved dog – I notice that I and others around me are responding to this pandemic in ways similar to those of loss and grief. These can include anxiety, loneliness, fatigue, helplessness, shock, numbness, guilt, avoidance, crying, despair, reorganising behaviour, and...
We have been hearing about climate change and land decline for several years now. But humans have a feature: it is difficult for us to size something that we do not see or experience, unless we develop our deep connection capacity and in this case; our compassion. The definition of compassion in the dictionary appears as follows: "Feeling of sadness...
SPRING SCHOOL OF APPLIED ECOPSYCHOLOGY The Blooming of our Inner Nature April 29th – May 3rd,  2020 – Vamos (Crete), Greece A 5 days seminar with practices of reconnection with oneself, with others, with Nature, takes place in Crete,  the ideal  place, where tthe sky, the sea, the mountains and the Earth meet. A practical introduction to Ecopsychology an its applications in education, helping...